Solo Flight (Charlie Byrd album)

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Solo Flight
Studio album by Charlie Byrd
Released 1964
Recorded 1964
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 34:24
Label Riverside
RLP 498
Charlie Byrd chronology
Byrd Song
(1964)
Solo Flight
(1964)
Brazilian Byrd
(1965)

Solo Flight is an album by American jazz guitarist Charlie Byrd featuring tracks recorded in 1964 and released on the Riverside label.[1]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Allmusic awarded the album 3 stars stating "Many fans of more progressive jazz will find this all a bit conservative, but Byrd fans happily note that his best work has a timeless quality. Solo Flight easily fits into that category.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Am I Blue?" (Harry Akst, Grant Clarke) - 2:42
  2. "Easy Living" (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin) - 3:46
  3. "The House of the Rising Sun" (Traditional) - 3:28
  4. "Mood Indigo" (Barney Bigard, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills) - 3:26
  5. "You Took Advantage of Me" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 3:25
  6. "Li'l Darlin'" (Neal Hefti) - 2:40
  7. "Tears" (Stéphane Grappelli, Django Reinhardt) - 3:21
  8. "Nocturne" (Franz List) - 3:45
  9. "Satin Doll" (Ellington, Johnny Mercer, Billy Strayhorn) - 2:40
  10. "Blue Mobile" (Charlie Byrd) - 3:53
  11. "Sweet Sue, Just You" (Will J. Harris, Victor Young) - 1:18

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Riverside Records discography accessed November 1, 2012
  2. ^ a b Lankford, Jr., R. D Allmusic Review accessed November 1, 2012